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Satellite, heat shield of Indian rocket to re-enter in 40-60 days


Satellite, heat shield of Indian rocket to re-enter in 40-60 days
The Indian navigation satellite IRNSS-1H stuck inside a rocket's heat shield -- together weighing around 2.4-tonnes -- now tumbling in outer space, is expected to re-enter the earth's atmosphere in a couple of months. However, there may not be any impact on the ground, said a senior official of the Indian space agency. "The satellite tracking stations are getting intermittent signals from IRNSS-1H. The fuel on-board the satellite has been depleted by firing the motors w ..    More



(Source: Economic Times - Sep 6)

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